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Articles from the July 5, 2017 edition

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 By Mark Hebert    News    July 5, 2017

Drought in Northeastern Montana draws 1988 comparisons

The NOAA National Weather Service gave their monthly Weather-Ready Briefing last Tuesday and the news for most in Phillips County is bleak. "There is really no good news coming out of Northeast...

 

July Fire 45-percent contained, estimated containment date set for Friday

Crews working the 'July Fire' near Zortman and Landusky are calling yesterday's efforts to extinguish the blaze "very successful" according to the Sunday morning incident report (h... Full story

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    July 5, 2017

Tova Anderson claims KMMR Talent Show title

The eastern portion of the Hi-Line was well represented at the annual KMMR Talent show on Friday as Malta's Tova Anderson took home the first place prize while second place went to a Hinsdale singer a...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    July 5, 2017

Macbeth visits Phillips County Courthouse

Automobiles lines the entire block around the Phillips County Courthouse and nearly 200 people set up lawn chairs and laid down blankets last Thursday night to enjoy Montana Shakespeare in the Park's...

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    July 5, 2017

Malta City Council Meeting Recap

There were a few reports of construction miscues at last Tuesday’s Malta City Council meeting including new work that would need to be torn up and replaced and an incident which left one Malta resident admittedly a little hot under the collar....

 
 By Mark Hebert    News    July 5, 2017

Memories for July 5, 2017

100 years ago July 5, 1917 The past week has been a record breaker as far as car accidents were concerned with a total of five accidents taking place. One group of Canadians in a Ford car went into th...

 
 By Marc Kloker    News    July 5, 2017

Be prepared for fire danger

With hot, dry weather bearing down on Montana, campers, hikers and anglers need to be prepared to prevent wildfires statewide. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks reminds everyone who plans to be outdoors to be cautious of fire danger on public and...

 
 By Russell Snedigar    News    July 5, 2017

FSA News and Announcements

Upcoming FSA Crop Certification Deadline July 17, 2017 In order to comply with FSA program eligibility requirements, all producers, including livestock producers, are encouraged to visit their local FSA office to file an accurate crop certification...

 

These exciting times

These are exciting times in which we live. Instead of simply wishing for the good old days, we’re bringing them back -- doing away with onerous environmental safeguards and returning national monume...

 
 By Pierre Bibbs    Opinion    July 5, 2017

A lot has changed since 22

Before the 2017 Gospel Jamboree, I did not think I could have anything in common with anyone in the Bluegrass community. Boy, was I wrong. From a musical aspect, I had never played Bluegrass music...

 

Public asked to attend Drug Problem Community Awareness Presentation

Phillips County Coalition for Healthy Choices and Phillips County Law Enforcement has invited the Tri-Agency Task Force to Malta to show a Community Awareness Presentation on Monday, July 10th, at 6 p.m in the Phillips County Library Basement...

 
 By Helen Austin    News    July 5, 2017

Whitewater News for July 5, 2017

Again, Sympathy to Hills on their loss after a recent car accident. Our prayers are with them. The Wisher family have had much activity. Congratulations to Jana W., who graduated from high school from...

 
 By Lori Taylor    News    July 5, 2017

PC Museum News for 7.5.17

Happy Fourth of July. Again, Cole, Mont., is the topic for this week. In 1935, the town of Cole celebrated our nation’s birth with a rodeo. Frank Martin reported news on the rodeo and he remembers it being clear and hot. (Some things never...

 

Briefly for July 5, 2017

Malta Senior Meals Thursday, July 6th - Pulled pork sandwich Friday, July 7th - Fish n chips Tuesday, July 11th - Chicken & biscuits Do you have a birthday in July? Be sure to sign up for a 10 meal certificate for July when you sign in for dinner.... Full story

 

Phillips County Sheriff's Report for July 5, 2017

Please remember to file a new burn permit for the 2017 year. If you plan on doing any burning in 2017, please file one BEFORE you start to burn. These permits are good for all of 2017 and you only have to file one a year, not every time you burn....

 

Shyla Gairett recipient of local chapter grant

The Alpha Zeta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society announces its recruitment grant recipient for 2017 is Shyla Gairett. Shyla is a graduate of Saco High School, and is attending MSU Billings. She...

 

2017 Crop Tour Start July 17

The annual Phillips County Crop Tour will be starting Monday, July 17 in Loring at the Pete Lumsden Farm at 5 p.m. The Havre Experiment Station, under the direction of Peggy Lamb, Agronomist will discuss the economic and agronomic traits of spring...

 

Hi-Line retirement's 100 Club has successful beginning

Due to the generosity of Phillips County residents, the One Hundred Club now has over 100 members. The Hi-Line Retirement Center Fund Raising Committee is happy to report the membership of the One Hundred Club is: 82 members donating $100; 11 silver... Full story

 

Legal ads for July 5, 2017

The Malta Irrigation District has a tentative date for demossing of Monday, June 26th and expects to be completed by July 8th. Dates are subject to change. Please contact the Malta Irrigation office at 654-1440 for any questions. (Published by...

 
 By Pierre Bibbs    Sports    July 5, 2017

Little M-ette Volleyball Camp

The 2017 Little M-ette Volleyball Camp featured over thirty campers who focused on the fundamentals of the game last Monday, June 26 through Wednesday, June 27. "Camp was really great," M-ette...

 
 By Pierre Bibbs    Sports    July 5, 2017

Mother vs. Daughter

A dozen moms found out the hard way that their little girls have grown into competitive athletes on the softball field. The Girls team bested the Moms in walk off fashion last Tuesday, June 27 at...

 
 By Pierre Bibbs    Sports    July 5, 2017

Malta Swim Meet

The Malta Swim team hosted its annual meet at the City Pool last Saturday, July 1 through Sunday, July 2 as scorching 90 degree heat kept many spectators in the shade. Malta had a few first place...

 
 By Pierre Bibbs    Sports    July 5, 2017

Golf event for MAC on Saturday

Marian Hills will be host to the 1st Annual Malta Athletic Club Golf Tournament on Saturday, July 8. “All of the funds and proceeds minus the expenses we have for prizes and expenses to the Tin Cup...

 
 By Pierre Bibbs    Sports    July 5, 2017

MLB grand tour

Jerry Benge of Malta completed a course that few have ever even tried to do. He has visited all 30 Major League Baseball Ball Parks as of last May after visiting Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. Having...

 

'July Fire" near Zortman at 400 acres

At approximately 4:30 p.m. yesterday (July 3), Wildland Firefighters were called to what is being dubbed the "July Fire" located 1 mile southwest of Zortman in Phillips County. According to Montana... Full story

 

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